James Gunn, the co-head of DC Studios, has announced that he will be directing the upcoming superhero film Superman: Legacy. Gunn has been working on the script for the movie since before he took on his current position at DC. Gunn has now confirmed that he will be taking on the directorial duties for Superman: Legacy.
James Gunn, the director behind the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise, is set to helm the upcoming Superman movie, “Superman: Legacy”. The news was announced on Tuesday, March 29th, 2022, by Warner Bros. and DC Films.
Gunn is no stranger to the superhero genre, having directed two hugely successful Guardians of the Galaxy films for Marvel Studios. He also wrote and directed the recent DC film “The Suicide Squad”, which was both a critical and commercial success.
“Superman: Legacy” will reportedly focus on the character’s iconic status as a symbol of hope, as well as his relationships with Lois Lane and his fellow Justice League members. The film will be produced by Charles Roven and Emma Tillinger Koskoff, with a script by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Gunn expressed his excitement for the project in a statement, saying, “Superman is the ultimate symbol of truth, justice, and hope, and I’m honored to be a part of his legacy. I can’t wait to bring this iconic character to life for a new generation of fans.”
The news of Gunn’s involvement in “Superman: Legacy” has generated a lot of buzz among fans, with many excited to see his take on the character. The film is currently scheduled for release on December 22nd, 2023.
Gunn’s previous work in the superhero genre has been lauded for its unique blend of humor and heart, and his involvement in “Superman: Legacy” suggests that the film will be a fresh and exciting take on the character. Fans will no doubt be eagerly anticipating more news and updates on the project as it moves forward